Cheif [sic]wrestler at Kabul

Watercolour
1835-1838 (painted)
Not currently on display at the V&A

Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Watercolour drawing


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Pencil, pen and ink, and watercolour
Brief Description
Watercolour, `Cheif [sic]wrestler at Kabul', 1835-1838, by Godfrey Thomas Vigne FRGS
Physical Description
Watercolour drawing
Dimensions
  • Height: 33.8cm
  • Width: 26.1cm
Styles
Marks and Inscriptions
Inscribed with title and number 19 and Kabul
Credit line
Purchased with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Art Fund, Shell International and the Friends of the V&A
Object history
According to Rodney Searight: - `acquired from Henry D'Olier Vigne, great-nephew of the artist, May 1971, £200'. [with SD.1087- SD.1100, SD.1103 & 1104: SD.1105-8 SD.1110-SD.1125, SD.1127-1130, SD.1132-1134, SD.1137-1138, SD.1150, SD.1153]
Historical context
See Vigne, A Personal Narrative of a Visit to Ghuzni, Kabul, And Afghanistan ..., 1840.

Cf. sketches in album in India Office Library and Records (WD.3110 f.39f, 40a-d).
Subjects depicted
Places Depicted
Collection
Accession Number
SD.1109

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record createdApril 18, 2008
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